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Born in 1949, Murray Hedwig was educated at the University ofCanterbury School of Fine Arts, where he gained a Diploma in FineArts (Honours) in 1971, before graduating Christchurch Teacher's College in 1973 with a Diploma of Teaching (with Distinction). Following a distinguished career as a professional photographer, artist, filmmaker and tutor at The School of Art and Design, Christchurch, Hedwig currently runs a photographic business inChristchurch in partnership with his eldest son Karl.
Hedwig's body of work spans a wide range of styles from abstraction and montage to landscape stills and images of urban decay. Present throughout his work is an affinity for statement and juxtaposition, resulting in a strong sense of narrative.
He has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards including a Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council grant and CSA GalleryTravel Award. His works are held in public and private collections throughout New Zealand and internationally and he has held numerousgroup and solo shows over his 35 year career.